A place travelers can visit Kotor Bay
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General description: Kotor BayKotor Bay (commonly known as Boka) is a bay located in the southern part of the Adriatic Sea, in Montenegro. A small section of the north-west coast of the bay belongs to Croatia. The name 'boka' comes from the Italian word 'bocca', meaning 'a mouth, because from the bird's eye view the bay resembles the shape of the mouth.
Kotor Bay in fact consists of four smaller bays. There are also several towns located by the bay, such as medieval towns of Kotor and Perast and the town of Risan, having its origins in the Ancient times. There are also seven islands laying on the waters of the Kotor Bay, those are: St. Mark's, Mamula, Our Lady of the Rocks, Sveti Đorđe, Milosrda, Ostrvo cveca and Mala Gospa. In 1979, the area of the Kotor Bay was announced the UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Between the towns of Kamenari (in the west) and Lepetane (in the east), in the strait of Verige, there is a ferry route, which is a part of the national road M2. Ferries allow passage of both cars (for a fee) and individual passengers (for free).